Economic Pain from LIRR Woes Could Ripple Through Long Island

“Everything that we do to make working, traveling, and life in general, harder has an impact on the region’s economy,” said Christopher Jones, chief planner at the Regional Plan Association, a Manhattan-based think tank that studies economic and transit issues in the metropolitan area.

“Productivity will be affected because workers will be stuck on trains or inside Penn Station or in their cars on the LIE,” Jones said. “And some will lose income because they are late to work or missed an appointment.”

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